Learn to Lead Climb

We will guide you through both the technical and mental aspects of taking that next step to lead climbing during this two day course, all the while with your expert instructor close as hand. With so many crags to choose from in the Spectacular Snowdonia National Park, we are sure that we can find the right venues to suit your needs.

What is covered on the learn to lead course?

As with all of our courses the teaching will be geared to suit individual needs so course content may vary. Examples of aspects covered are:

  • Equipment.
  • Communication at the crag.
  • Gear placement and removal.
  • Belaying a leader.
  • Efficient movement/rest opportunities.
  • Climbing etiquette.
  • Racking gear.
  • Safe leading practises.
  • Simulated leading (on a top rope).
  • Leading with instructor close by (if appropriate).


19th-20th June

7th-8th July

8th-9th Sept

or if the above dates don’t work for you, please contact us to discuss other options. We can often add extra course dates.

Is the learn to lead climb course suitable for me?

Reasonable fitness.
Previous experience seconding rock climbs.



If you would prefer the flexibility of booking a private course the daily rate for 1 or 2 people is £180.

Please contact Freedom Outdoors for more information on our Learn to Lead Climb, or to discuss your requirements and make a booking.

Huge thanks, great climbing and finally got to grip with the ropework!
Hannah Sellars
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